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Apr 17 2018

The Challenge of Spring

2018-04-17T13:22:51-05:00April 17th, 2018|HR/Organizational Development, Personal Development|

When the season of Spring comes, we notice change around us.  The Earth is thawing from the cold of winter.  Animals who were hibernating come out into the sun.  We notice new plants beginning to sprout.  Flowers are budding, and an atmosphere of new opportunity dominates our thinking.  It’s a time of renewal, which causes [...]

Mar 8 2018

You’re NEVER Too Busy to Give Feedback

2018-03-08T09:33:25-06:00March 8th, 2018|Communication, HR/Organizational Development, Personal Development|

 “Make feedback normal. Not a performance review.” ~ Ed Batista You’re in the middle of busy season, with multiple engagements in play and the team running in fifteen different directions. Are you giving feedback to the people working on your jobs, in your groups or assigned to you? If not, you’re missing an opportunity to [...]

Jan 30 2018

Becoming a Flex-Forward Firm

2018-01-30T12:07:53-06:00January 30th, 2018|Anytime Anywhere Work™, HR/Organizational Development, Next Generation, Recruiting, Retention Strategies|

At ConvergenceCoaching, we’re huge proponents of flexible work programs, or what we like to call Anytime, Anywhere Work™ programs. We’ve been operating in a flexible, virtual environment ourselves for almost 18 years and the strategies we use to keep our team connected and operating efficiently are the same ones we teach to our clients. Philosophically, [...]

Oct 20 2017

Three Keys To A Safe And Inclusive Environment

2017-10-20T09:53:29-05:00October 20th, 2017|Current Affairs, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership, Personal Development, Retention Strategies|

I’m confronted by the major news story centered around a senior leader who engaged in unacceptable behaviors across two decades. It’s resulted in a cascade of additional victims sharing their own experiences with the same type of bad behavior - some directly related to the organization in question and others related to their own experiences [...]

Sep 29 2017

Four Steps to Faster People Development

2017-09-29T08:50:31-05:00September 29th, 2017|Current Affairs, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership, Next Generation, Personal Development, Sales|

"Leadership, like swimming, cannot be learned by reading about it." — Henry Mintzberg With the Baby Boomers (born 1946 to 1964) retiring at a clip of 10,000 per day, the skills transfer necessary to get the next generation ready to take over the reins is monumental. Most leaders have a limited amount of time available [...]

Aug 16 2017

Assigning Ownership Accelerates Your People Development

2017-08-16T08:35:42-05:00August 16th, 2017|HR/Organizational Development, Leadership, Personal Development|

With so much transition and retirement happening in public accounting, people development is a hot topic. Firms are wondering what they can do to accelerate their team member’s learning and get them ready faster, and are creating innovative new training programs to do so. But there’s a missing component in our dotted line environment, where [...]

Jun 22 2017

Drive Change In BOTH Mechanics AND Behavior

2017-06-22T12:22:59-05:00June 22nd, 2017|Communication, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership, Personal Development|

“The very best practice mechanics you devise – new plans, programs, and processes – will only succeed when you pay careful attention to the human behavior around those mechanics.” Me to Our Clients, Everyday! I am a change agent.  I make my living helping individuals, teams and organizations identify their areas for improvement and market [...]

Jun 6 2017

Triple Your Team Member’s Progress with Three Types of Feedback

2017-06-06T11:45:18-05:00June 6th, 2017|Communication, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership, Personal Development|

Feedback is a hot topic this year at ConvergenceCoaching. Firms are interested in more quickly progressing and growing their staff, and we believe the key to doing it successfully is providing specific, meaningful, and timely feedback to the team on a regular basis. In this blog, we’ll focus on delivering feedback and really drill into [...]

May 3 2017

Emerging Trends Facing Public Accounting

2019-10-28T17:15:15-05:00May 3rd, 2017|Current Affairs, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership, Next Generation|

ConvergenceCoaching collaborates with the AICPA CPA Insider, Accounting Today and other publications to provide our readers with perspectives on the top issues, challenges and emerging trends facing the public accounting profession. As our profession continues to experience rapid change, sharing knowledge and best practices is important. Below you’ll find recent content to help you with [...]

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